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A Dance with Dragons : Song of Ice and Fire Series : Book 5 - George R. R. Martin

A Dance with Dragons

Song of Ice and Fire Series : Book 5

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Published: 12th July 2011
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The fifth volume in the hugely popular and highly acclaimed epic fantasy A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE

The last of the Targaryens, Daenerys Stormborn, the Unburnt, has brought the young dragons in her care to their terrifying maturity. Now the war-torn landscape of the Seven Kingdoms is threatened by destruction as vast as in the violent past.

Tyrion Lannister, a dwarf with half a nose and a scar from eye to chin, has slain his father and escaped the Red Keep in King′s Landing to wage war from the Free Cities beyond the narrow sea.

Jon Snow is Commander of the Black Watch on the frozen Wall. Pledged to protect the Seven Kingdoms from the Others as winter approaches, his enemies want his head.

The last war fought with dragons was a cataclysm powerful enough to shatter the Valyrian peninsula into a smoking, demon-haunted ruin half drowned by the sea.

A DANCE WITH DRAGONS brings to life dark magic, complex political intrigue and horrific bloodshed as events at the Wall and beyond the sea threaten the ancient land of Westeros.

About the Author

George R.R. Martin is the author five titles in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, Fevre Dream, the ultimate science fiction horror novel, several collections of short stories and numerous scripts for television drama, as well as co-author of SF adventure tale Hunter's Run. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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  • Easy to read (3)
  • Original story (3)
  • Takes you to another world (3)
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      5.0

      This is story telling

      By Red Door ; ).

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      Pros

      • Compelling Characters
      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Read
      • Great For Any Age
      • Original Story
      • Takes You To Another World
      • Well Written

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      Comments about A Dance with Dragons:

      The Tv series introduced me to the books and i didnt but it down until i read all 5 books. This series is NOT a fastacy story that's almost like a background setting. It's about the people( I don't want to say characters because they're so much more) its so beautifully written, you'll get hooked. Only advise get the box set now I promise if you read the first book you'll read them all

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      5.0

      An amazing read.

      By blue fairy

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      Pros

      • Compelling Characters
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      • Easy To Read
      • Original Story
      • Takes You To Another World
      • Well Written

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      • Must read first 4 books

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      I am always amazed by the excellent service and large range of books booktopia supplys.I am always happy.

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      4.0

      Addictive! Hurry up George RR Martin!

      By Amie

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        Praise for A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE: 'In the grand epic fantasy tradition, Martin is by far the best ... tense, surging, insomnia-inflicting' Time Magazine 'An absorbing, exciting read ... Martin's style is so vivid that you will be hooked within a few pages' The Times 'The sheer mind-boggling scope of this epic has sent other fantasy writers away shaking their heads ...Its ambition: to construct the Twelve Caesars of fantasy fiction, with characters so venomous they could eat the Borgias' Guardian 'Colossal, staggering ... Martin captures all the intoxicating complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome in his imaginary world ... The writing is always powerful ...' SFX

        ISBN: 9780002247399
        ISBN-10: 0002247399
        Series: Song of Ice and Fire
        Audience: General
        Format: Hardcover
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 1040
        Published: 12th July 2011
        Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
        Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 16.5  x 6.7
        Weight (kg): 1.3